CertHE in Health Care Nursing Support Worker Education

This two year part-time innovative course has been designed to provide continuing higher education for those individuals working as support workers in health care settings. It is essentially a generic course suitable for individuals working in a wide range of specialities and health care environments.

What you will study


Year 1:

Core modules

  • The Fundamentals of Care & Professional Practice
  • An Introduction to Evidence Based Practice
Year 2:
  • Caring for the Adult Client
  • Lifespan Growth & Development
  • Child and Family Public Health
  • Bio-psychosocial Aspects of Health...
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Entry Requirements

Applicants must have:

  • CQFW level 3 qualification or equivalent and
  • Current live portfolio of evidence of continuing development including a selection of the following:
  • Manual handling passport, evidence of basic life support training, POVA and child protection training, infection control and the ability to reflect on practice through reflective writing.
  • Evidence of practical skills in patient care.
  • Employer support to secure funding.

Tuition Fees

UK and EU

To find the fee for this course, please visit our money website.


To find international fees, visit our international website.


  • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2014
    • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2015


Key Information Sets (KIS) are comparable sets of information about full or part time undergraduate courses and are designed to meet the information needs of prospective students.

Career Options

You could progress to become a Nurse Associate Practitioner at Band 4.